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1 Agrippa's Occult Philosophy and Geomancy Magical Elements
of Peter de Abano Astronomical Geomancy, the Nature
of Spirits and Arbatel of Magick, 8vo calf. Lon. 1655
2 uteris of Pfemont, Secretes by hym collected out of diuers ex-
cellent auclhours, newly translated out of Frenche into
Englishe, with a generall Table of all the matters m-
tained in the saied Boke, by Wyllyam Ward, 2 par's,
3&lacft letter, 4to, calf old style. Loud, by Henry
Sutton, dwelling in Paternoster Rowe at the sign of the
Black Moryan. 1559-60
Very curious secretes ! among other notables are the " Pilles of Master
Michael a Scotte, the whyche heals the griefe, or paine of the heade,
be it inueterate, or recent, purge the braine, clarifye the sight,
cause a man to have a good memorie, good color in the face, and be
also verye good for many infirmities." The above are the first editions.
Dibdin names the 1st part. 1559, as being the Editio " Princeps," but
appears to have never seen this first edition, of the second par .
Throughout the above will be found various marginal contemporary
notes and additional recipes of extraordinary and valuable secretes, il-
lustrating the marvellous gusto of our ancestors. Query ! Have we
ourselves not been inoculated 1 to wit Holloway and Company.
[By Pills, understand doctrine.]
3 Armig. T. P., Mundorum Explicatio ; or Explanation of an
HierogTyphical Figure, wherein are couched the Mys-
teries of the External, Internal and Eternal World, &c.
12mo calf. London, 1681
[By the external, internal and eternal world, understand the Body,
Soul and Spirit.]
4 Aubery, John, Miscellanies upon 22 Various Subjects, viz, :
Day Fatality, Local Fatality, Ostenta, Omens, Dreams,
Apparitions, Voices, Impulses, Knockings, Prophecies,
Marvels, Magick, Converse with Angels, Corpse Can-
dles in Walts, Glances of Love and Envy, Murders by an
Apparition, 2d edition, 8vo calf. London, 1721 ,
5 Azoth ou le Moyen de Faire l'Orcache des Philosophes de
Frere Basile Valentin, illustrated with many curious
plates, 18mo roan. Paris, 1659
[By gold, understand Truth.]
6 Admirables Secrets du Grand Albert, 18mo paper.
6* Do do Petit Albert, 12mo paper. Paris. 1852
7 Alchymy, Guide to ; or, the Grand Secret Laid Open, the
Method of Making the Philosopher's Stone, 12mo bds.,
8 Agrippa's (Euvres Magiques, 18mo paper. Rome, 1744
9 Agrippa's (Henry, Cor.) Occult Philosophy, three books, 4to
10 A short Discourse of the Truth and Reasonableness of the
Religion delivered by Jesus Christ, 18mo half calf.
11 Alchymy, Salmon's Compendium of Astrological, Galenical,
and Chemical Physic, portrait, thick 12mo half bound,
12 Alchymy, Thrasher's Jabar Astrologicum, or a true Astro-
logical Guide. 12mo calf, neat, scarce. 1671
13 An Essay of the Nature and Actions of the Subterranean
(and for the most part) Invisible People, heretofore going
under the naroe of Elves, Faimes, and Fairies or the like
among the Low Country, Scots, as they are described by
those wh<> have the Second Sight, 4 to boards. Only 100
copies reprinted. Edinburgh, 1 81 5
14 AlipiSi, Centrum Naturae Concentratum ; or, the Salt of Na-
ture Regenerated, for the most part improperly called the
Philosopher's Stone, ]2mo calf. 5s. 6d. 1696
[By salt, understand Spirit.]
15 Abrege de chases plus necessaires du Uray, ISmo calf
16 Alchymy. A New Light of, taken out of the Fountain of
Nature, and Manual Experience ; with a Treatise on
Sulphur, written by Sandivogius ; also, Paracelsus' Nine
Books on the Nature of Things, 4to calf, good copy,
10s. 6d., rare. 1650
[Sandivogious is very much quoted by the writers in best repute on
this subject. J
17 Angelus (Jo.) Astrological Opticks, wherein are represented
the Faces of every Signe, with the Images of each De-
gree in the Zodiack, &c, 12mo calf, gilt, rare. 15s.
18 Ashmole, Elias. Theatrurn Chemicum Britannicum, Con-
taining several Poetical pieces of our Famous English
Philosophers who have written the Hermetique Mys-
teries in their own Ancient Language, 1 vol, 4to, calf.
[This volume is a collection of ancient writings (on the Hermetic
Scienee, or the Philosopher's Stone). It is extensively annotated in a
fine hand writing by a Divine of the Church of England. The first
Treatise is one of the most remarkable and valuable in the volume.]
19 Ashmole, Elias. Another copy in 2 vols, full morocco.
20 Do do The Way to Bliss, 4to calf,
London, j 658
21 A Prognostication for ever, made by Erra Pater, a Jew, born
in Jewry, 18mo calf. London, 1686
22 Berker, Balthazar; The World Bewitched, or an examination
of the Common Opinions concerning Spirits, their Na-
ture, Power, Administrations and Operations, 12mo half
53 Beaumont, John : An Historical, Physiological and Theo-
logical Treatise of Spirits, Apparitions, Witchcrafts, and
other Magical Practices. 8vo calf. Lond. 1705
24 Boyle, Robert: The Sceptical Chymist; or, Chymico-
Physical Doubts and Paradoxes, touching the Experi-
ments whereby Vulgar Spagir,is|ts are wont to Endeavour
to Evince their Salt. Sulphur tnd Mercury to be their
true principles of things. 12m© morocco.
25 Boyle, Robert . Experiments and Notes about the Produce-
ableness of Chymical Principles, being parts of an Ap-
pendix designed to be added to the Sceptical Chymist.
12mo mor. Oxford, 1680
[In this volume the celebrated Robert Boyle shows the errors in Her-
metic writings, considered literally. In the work following it, he showa
(to Adepts) that he was well acquainted with the principles of the Art]
26 Bernard arid Valentin Traicte de la Nature de L'Oeve
des (Egg) Philosophes, in 1 volume, 12mo morocco.
27 Bacon, le Miroir di Alquimie de Jean de Mehum Philoso-
phic, 12mo mor. Paris, 1613
28 Bradley, John ; An Impartial View of the Truth of Christi-
anity, with the History of the Life and Miracles of Apol-
lonius Tynaeus. 18mo calf. Lond. 1699
29 Bulstrodes : An Essay of Transmigration, in defence of
Pythagoras ; or, A Discourse of Natural Philosophy,
12mo calf. Lond. 1693
30 Beverley, Thomas : The Great Soul of Man ; or, the Soul in
its likeness to God, its Nature. Operations and everlast-
ing State discoursed. 18mo half morocco.
31 Bernard, Traicte de la Nature de C'Oeve (Egg) des Phil-
osophes, 18mo calf. Paris, 1659
32 Barclay, Richard ; Discourse of the Felicities of Man, 12mo
full mor. gilt leaves. Lond. 1598
33 Bourignon, Antonia ; The Light Risen in Darkness, 8vo
calf. Lond. 1703
34 Berkeley's, (George,) Siris, a chain of Philosophical Re-
flections and Inquiries concerning the Virtues of Tar
Water. Dublin, 1744.
And, Clayton's Vindication of the Histories of the Old
and New Testaments, in answer tojhe objections of the
late Lord Bolingbroke, in 1 vol. Dublin
[The celebrated Berkeley wrote the Sirus in the character of a Her-
metic philosopher. By Tar Water, understand the darkened spirit of
man, which is to be cleansed.]
35 Begninus, John. Tyrocinium Chymicum ; or, Chymical
Essays, 1 8mo half calf. Lond. 1669
36 The Philosoper's Stone ; or, Grand Elixir Discovered, by
Friar Bacon, 8vo hf calf. Lond. 1739
38 Battell, Ralph. Vulgar Errors in Divinity Removed, 18mo
calf. London, 1683
39 Babington, Churchill. Paleario on the benefit of Christ's
Death, 12mo cloth. Lond. 1855
40 Browne, Sir Thos. Miscellaneous Works, 12mo cloth. •
41 Bordelon's De L'AstroIogie Judiciaire Centretien Curieux,
18mo calf. Paris, 1689
43 Brown, John. An Evangelical and Practical View of the
Types and Figures of the Old Testament Dispensation,
12mo calf. Glasgow, 1781
44 Burnett, C. M. The Philosophy of Spirits in Relation to
Matter, 8vo cloth. London, 1850
45 BelotJ. (Euvres, 18mo calf. 1704
46 The Book of Knowledge— The Way to get Wealth. A Rich
Treasure, in 1 vol. 18mo calf. London, 1697
[By wealth, understand Wisdom.]
47 Browne, H. A. Map of the Microcosme,or Moral Description
of Men, l8mo calf. London, 1642
48 Burnet, Gilbert. The Life of God in the Sou) of Man,
18mo half calf. London, 1782
49 Beaumont, Robert. Love's Missives to Virtue, with Essaies,
18mocalf. London, 1660
50 Browne, Richard. The Cure of Old Age, and Preservation
of Youth, by Roger Bacon, also a Physical Account of
the Tree of Life, by Media Arrais, 12mo half calf.
51 Behmen, Jacob. Works, with the Life of the Author, Fig-
ures illustrating his Principles left, by the Rev. W. Law,
Port, and Plates, 4 vols. 4to calf, very scarce. 1764
[Schelling declared, in his old age, that he found more life in the
•writings of Jacob Behmen, than in those of all the (so-calledj Philo-
52 Burnett's Lives of Alchmystical Philosophers, with a critical
Catalogue of Books, in Occult Chemistry, 8vo boards.
53 Basilus, Valentinus, a Benedictine Monk of Natural and
Supernatural Things, 18mo morocco. London, 1670
54 Beehive (The) of the Romish Church, a Worke of all good
Catholickes, wherein the Catholicke Religion is confirm-
ed, and the Heretikes finely fetched over the Coales,
translated by G. Gilpin, thick 12mo, black letter, scarce.
55 Book of Knowledge. — The newest, best, and very much
esteemed Book of Knowledge, shewing ths Effects of the
Planets and other Astronomical Constellations ; with the
Strange Events that happened to Men, Women and
Children, Born under them, Sic. Woodcuts, 12mo, half
56 Comte de Gabalis ou entretiens sur les Sciences Secretes,
18mo calf, no date.
57 Count of Gabalis, or Conferences about Secret Scieneei,
18mo Roan. London, 1680
58 Chemistry made Easie and Useful, or the Argument and
Disagreement of the Chemists and Galenists, 32mo calf.
59 Casaubon, Merie. A Treatise concerning Entbusiasme,
18mo calf. London, 1656
60 Do do of Credulity and Incredulity in things
Divine and Spiritual, 18mo calf. London, 1670
61 Cooper, W. Philosopher's Epitaph in Mierogliphicall Fig-
ures, 1673. The Golden Ass well managed and Mydes
restored to Reason, 1670. Jehior, or the Morning Light
of Wisdom, with Catalogue of Chymicall Books, in 1 vol
12mo calf. V. D.
62 Cory, Alex Turner. The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo
Nilous, 12mo cloth. London, 1840
63 Clavis Prophetica ; or, a Key to the Prophesies of Mons.
Marion and the other Camisars, 18mocf. London, 1707
64 Christian Doctrine and Practice in the Second Century,
12mo, cloth. Pickering, London, 1844
65 Collins, A. Philosophical Inquiry Concerning Human
Liberty, 12mo calf. London, 1717
66 Cory, Isaac Preston. Metaphysical Inquiry into the Method,
Objects and Results of Ancient and Modern Philosophy,
12mo cloth. Pickering, London
67 Combachius Lodovicus Sal lumen ei Spiritus mundi Philoso-
phic! ; or the Dawning of the Day Discovered by the
Beams of Light, 18mo roan, London, 1657
[A valuable work in this science.]
68 Chymie des Savans ou la Pierre des Philosophis, 18mo, hlf
calf. - 1684
69 Cosmopolite. Traitez du nouvellement decouverts. Ou
aptes avoir donno une idee d'une Societe de Philosophes,
70 Centrum Naturae Concentratum, or the Salt of Nature Re-
generated, for the most part improperly called the Phil-
osopher's Stone, 32mo morocco. London, 1696
7T Crollii Basilica Chymica and Tract de Signatures, in 1 vol.
4to. Velum, 1608
72 Cours de Philosophie hermetique ou D'Alehimie par Cam-
briel, 12mo half calf. Paris, 1845
73 Cogognia Strozzi. Del Palagio de gl'incanti, 18mo hf. calf
74 Cure of Old Age and Preservation of Youth, by Roger Ba-
con, also a Physical Account of the Tree of Life, by
Edward Madeira, in 1 vol. 1 8mo half calf. Lend. 1680
75 Collection of Scarce and Valuable Treatise on Metals,
Mines and Minerals, by Albaro Alonso Barba, 12mo calf.
16 Candemberg, Girard. Le Moside Spirituel ou Science
Chretienne, 12m<» paper. Paris, 1857
77 CULPEPPER'S Treatise of Aurum Potabilo; containing
the Knowledge necessary for Hermetick Philosophy,
12mo, calf bound. 1655
[By aurum potabile, understand Spiritual Truth ]
78 Charas, M. New Experiments upon Vipers, 12mo calf.
[By vipers, understand Corrupt Men.]
79 Digby, Sir K. Digby. A late Discourse made in a Sol-
emne Assembly of Nobles and Learned Men, at Mont-
pellier, in France, touching the Cure of Wounds by the
Power of Sympathy, &c. 18mo calf. London, 1660
80 De Monbron le Cosmopolite ou le Citoyen de Monde, 18mo
calf. London, 1761
81 Dictionaire Hermetique, by Gast«n le Doux, 18mo calf.
82 Davies, Sir John, The Poetical Works of, consisting of
his Poems on the Immortality of the Soul, the Hymns
of Astrea and Orchestra, a Poem on Dancing, &c.
12mo half calf. London, 1773
83 De Leibnitz, Systems Rtdigieux, 12mo hf. calf. Paris, 1846
84 Dooze Clefs de la Philosophic de Frere Basile Valentin
Religieux de 1 Ordre Sainat Benoist traietant de la
Vrage Medecine Metalique, 12mo hf. calf. Paris, 1660
[By metalique medicine, understand Spiritual Truth.]
85 Digby, Sir K. Letters on Religion. 18mo half calf.
86 do A Treatise of Adhearing to God, 18mo h. cf.
Lond. J 654
88 Drexelius upon Eternity, 32mo roan. Lond. 1694
89 De Nerval les Illumines au les precourseurs du socialisme,
12mo paper. Paris, 1852
90 Davis* (Sir John) Nosceteipsum. This oracle expounded
in two Elegies of Human Knowledge of the Soul of Man,
and the immortality thereof. Small 4to, full rnor.
[This is a beautiful Poem on the immortality of the soul,]
91 Dee's Chemical Collections, 18mo roan. 1650.
92 Duncan, Jonathan. Religions of Profane Antiquity, 12mo
93 Dendy (Walter C.) on the Phenomena of Dreams, 18mo
cloth. Lond. 1832
94 De Symbolia iEgypttorum Symbolia, Parabolas Historic Se-
lectee, Emblematj, iEnigmata, 12mo old calf. 1623.
95 Disquisitionum Magicarum, par Martino Delvis, 4to vellum.
96 Everard. The Divine Pymander ; or, Hermes Mercurius
Trisinegistus, in xviii books, 1 vol, 18mo mor.
97 Everard's Hermes Mercurius. Lond. 1657
98 Essai sur la secte des Illumines, 12mo half calf.
99 Edward's (Joseph) Essays on the Divine Power, 12mo clo.
100 Espagnet's Arcanum, or the grand secret of Hermetick
Philosophy, 18mo mor. 165Q.
[Espagnet's Arcanum is a particularly valuable book on this subject.
101 Emblemes de Sambuc, 32mo calf. 1567.
103 Edward, R. H. The Art of Metals, in which is declared
the manner of their generations and the concomitants of
them, 1 8mo calf. Lond. -1674
104 Eunoumus on Distillation, 4to half calf. Lond. 1656
[By distillation, understand the exercises of the Spirit (of man) by
which its secret properties are brought to light.]
105 Floyer, Sir John. The Sibylline Oracles, 12mo calf.
106 Fragments of Porphyry Julian, &c, against the Christians,
12mo cloth. Lond. 1830
107 Faculties of Man ; a comparative view of, with those of the
Animal World, 12mocalf. Lond. 1766
108 Five Treatises of the Philosopher's Stone, small 4to.
109 Fellovves, Robert. The Religion of the Universe, with
consolatory views of a Future State, 12mo clo.
110 French, John. The Art of Distillation, or a treatise of the
choicest Spagyrical Preparations, Experiments and Curi-
osities performed by way of Distillation, small 4to.
Lond. If 57
111 Figuier, Louis. L' Alchimie etles Alchimistes, 12mohalf
calf. Paris, 1854
[This work, by Figuier, may serve to show how an incompetent man
may write on this subject, with the principles of which he was unac-
112 Fludd, Robert. Mosaical Philosophy, grounded upon the
Essential Truth or Eternal Sapience, folio. Lond. 1659
113 Greek Romances of Helidorus Longus and Achilles Tatius,
translated from the Greek, with note, by Rev. Rowland
Smith, 12mo cloth, Bohn. Lond. 1855
114 Giphantia ; or, A View of what has passed, what is now
passing, and, during the present century, what will pass
in the World, 12mo bds. Lond. 1761
115 Gems of Luther, 18mo clo. Lond. 1838
116 Goyder, Rev. Thomas. The Key of Knowledge to the
Holy Scriptures, 18mo clo. London, 1838
117 Golden Calf, which the World adores and desires; in
which is handled the most rare and imcomparable Won-
der of Nature in Transmuting Metals, by John Frederick
Helvitus, 32mo calf. London, 1670
[By the Transmutation of metals, understand the transformation of a
bad man into a good one.]
118 Gadbury, John. The Works of the late, most excellent
Philosopher and Astronomer, Sir George Wharton, 3 vols,
12mo half calf. London, 1683
119 Guide to Heaven, containing the Marrow of the Holy Fath-
ers and Ancient Philosophy, 1 8mo mor. 1672.
120 Garencieres, Theophilus. The True Prophecies and Prog-
nostications of Michael Nostradamus, physician to Henry
II, Charles IX, &c. Folio. London, 1672
121 Historie d'une Aparition avec des Reflexions, l8rno bds.
122 Hedrick Arcana Philosophic; or, Chemical Secrets, 18mo
calf, London, 1697
123 Hermetical Banquet Drest, by a Spagiricall Cook, 18mo
hf. calf. London, 1*>52
124 Heylyn's Discourses, 12mo calf. London, 1770
125 Hegdon, John. The Wise Man's Crown ; or, The Glory
of the Rosie-Cross, showing the wonderful power of
Nature, 18mo hf. calf. Lond. 1664
126 Historie de la Philosophic Hermetique, 3 vols, 12mo calf.
127 do do another set.
128 Harmonie Mystique ou Accord des Philosophes, 12mo mor.
129 Heevyt, John. Repentance and Conversions, the Fabrick
of Salvation ; or, The Saint's Joy in Heaven, and other
sermons, 18mo half calf. Lond. 1658
130 Hermippus Redivivus ; or, The Sage's Triumph over old
age and the grave wherein a Method is laid down for
Prolonging the Life and Vigour of Man, I2mo hf. mor.
131 Hartlib, Samuel. Chymical, Medicinal and Chyrurgical
Addresses, 18mocalf, 2 Copies. Lond. 1655
[By Chemical, in these books, understand Hermetic- Alchy my, the Al-
c hmy of the Soul.]
132 Helmont's Deliramenta Catarrhi; or, The Incongruities,
Impossibilities and Absurdities couched under the Vulgar
Opinion of Deiluxions. Small 4to. Lond. 1650
133 Helmont's Paradoxal Discourses, concerning the Macro-
cosm and Microcosm ; or. The Greater and Lesser
World and the Union, 12mo hf. calf. Lond. 1685
134 Hierocles upon the Golden Verses of the Pythagoreans,
12mo calf. Glasgow, 1756
135 Halliwell, James 0. The Private Diary of Dr. John Dee,
and the Catalogue of his Library Mass, 4to cloth.
136 Hannmer, Joseph. Ancient Alphabets and Hieroglyphic
Characters Explained, 4to bds. Lond. 1806
138 Herbert. De Veritate pruut distinguitur a revelatione a
Verisimili a possibili, 4to vellum. 1633.
139 Huygens. The Celestial Worlds Discovered ; or, Con-
jectures concerning the Inhabitants, Plants and Pro-
ductions of the Worlds in the Planets, 18mo calf.
140 Hellot, John. Les Elemens de la Philosophie del Art du
feu ou Chemie, 12mo mor. Paris, 1651
141 Joly, Gabriel. Trois Arciens Traictez de la Philosophie
Naturelle, 18mo hf. calf. Paris, 1626
142 johnsonum, Gutielrnun. Lexicon Chymicum ctim Obsctl-
riorum Verborum et Rerum Hermeticarum, 18mo vellum.
143 Kingsley, Charles. Alexandria and her Schools, 12mo
cloth. Cambridge, 1854
144 Le Dodechedron de Fortune par Jean de Meun, 12mo mor.
145 L'Ouverture de l'Escolle de Philosophic Metaliique, par
David de Planis Camfy, 12mo mor. Paris, 1633
146 Les Systemes et les Cabales, 12mo half calf.
147 La Clef D'Or ou TArt de gagner a la Loterie, 32mo half
calf. A 7 o date.
148L'Art Hermetique a decouver ou nouvelle lumiere Magique,
12mo calf, 1787.
149 Le Grand, A. The Divine Epicurus, or the Empire of
Pleasure, over the Virtues, ISmohalf. London, 1676
150 Les Avantures du Philosophe Inconnu, 32mo morocco.
151 Les Fables Egyptiennes et Grecques, 2 vols, 12mo calf.
152 La Luimere Sortant, par soy medes Tenebres ou Veritable
theorie de la Pierre des Philosophers.
153 Livre Sans nom divise en Cinq Dialogues, 18mo vellum.
% Paris, 1695
154 Lilly, Wra. Christian Astrology modestly treated of, in
three books. The first containing the use of Ephemeris ;
2d, by a most Methodical way instructeth the Student
how to Judge or Resolve all manner of Questions Con-
tingent unto Man, viz. : Health, Sickness, Riches, Mar-
riage, Preferment, Journies, &c. The 3d contains an
exact Method whereby to Judge upon Nativities, &c, 2
vols, small, 4to calf. London, 1647
155 Lilly, Win. Astrolgiae, or a Guide for Astrologers, from
the famous Guido Bonatus and aphorisms of Cardans,
<fec, 12mo calf. London, 1676,
156 Lumen de Lumine ; or a new Magical Light Discovered
and Communicated to the World, by Eugenius Phila-
lethes, 18mo half calf. London, 1651
157 Lead, F. A. Message to the Philadelphian Socety
whithersoever dispersed over the whole Earth, and the
message of an everlasting peace, being the third to the
Philadelphian Society ; also, the works of a true Phila-
delphian, &c, in 1 vol, 32mo calf. London, 1696
158 Lu Lumiere tiree du Chahos ou Science Hermetique par
h G* # Amsterdam, 1784
15$ Lulle, Master Raymond. Traite de la Raison ou Von Voit
son origine ce qu'lle est en dieu, en l'Art & en le Na-
ture, &c, 12mo morocco. Paris, 1668
160 Lucas, Louis. Roman Alchimique, l2mo paper.
161 Lelert, L. F. Demon de Socrate specimen d'un applica-
tion de la Science Psychologique, &c, 12mo paper.
162 Louandre, Chs. La Socrellerie, 12mo paper. Paris, 1853
163 Lardner, Nathaniel A letter written in 1730, Concerning
the question whether the Logos supplied the place of a
human soul in the person of Jesus Christ, 22mo calf.
164 La Science Curieuse ou traite de la Chyrom&nce, 4to
165 Le Triomphe de l'Archee et la Mervielle du Monde, par
Jean D'Aubry de Montpellier, 4to half calf. Paris, lb58
[By Archeus, understand^the Spirit.]
166 Les Secrets les plus caches de la Philosophic des Anciens,
<fec, par M. Crosset de la Haumerie, 18mo morocco.
167 L'Elixir des Philosophes, 18mo calf. 1557.
[By Elixir, understand the Spirit of Truth, the Nectar of the Ancients ] \
168 Lettres Cabalistiques ou Correspondence, Philosophiques,
Historique et. Critique, entre deux Cabalistes, divers Es-
prits Elementaires, etle Seigneur Astaroth, 7 vols, 12mo
vellum. A la Haye, 1764
169 Marsey's Disccurses on Spiritual Life, ISmocf. Edinb. 1749
170 Montagu's Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer,
Hall, Milton, Barrow, South, Brown, Fuller and Bacon,
12mo full morocco, Pickering. London, 1839
171 Mackintosh, T. S. Electrical Theory of the Universe,
12mo cloth. Boston. 1846
172 Museum Hermeticum Reformatum et Amplificatium Omnes
Sophospagyricae Artes discipulos, &c, 4to boards. 1678
173 Mascal, Leonard. On the Government of Cattel — 1662.
The Practice of Chemical and Hermetical Physic lor
the Preferuatiow of health, by Joseph Querfltanus, 1605,
in 1 vol, small, 4to calf.
174 Mather Increase. Remarkable Providences of the earlier
days of American Colonization )2mo cloth. Lond. 1856
176 Morley, Henry. The Life of Henry Cornelius Agrippa,
2 vols, 12mo cloth. London, 1856
177 Molinos Dr. Michael de. The Spiritual Guide, 18mo mor.
178 Middleton's Conyers Letters from Rome on Popery and Pa-
ganism, 8vo calf. London, 1741
180 Do do Free Inquiry into the Miraculous
Powers of the Christian Church, 8vo calf. Lond. 1749
181 Mathews, Richard. The Unlearned Alchymist, his Anti-
dote, or a more full and ample Explanation of the Use,
Virtue and benefit of my Pill, 18mo calf. Lond. 1663
182 Mackaile, Matt. The Diversities of Salts and Spirits
Maintained. 18mo morocco. Aberdeen, 1683
183 Milton, John. The Life of, with a History of his Works,
12mo calf. London, 1699
184 Mackay's Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions,
Illustrated, 2 vols. 1 2mo cloth. London, 1852
[A writer upon, who knew nothing of the Hermetic Art, or of writers on
185 Naudaeu's G.V. History of Magick by way of Apology, for
ail the Wise Men who have unjustly been reputed Mag-
icians from the Creation of the present*Age, 12mo.
186 Newman, F. W. Catholic Union Essays towards a Church
of the future, as the Organization of Philanthrophy, 12mo
cloth. London, 1854
187 Nicolas, Henry. A Crying Voice of the Holy Spirit of
Love, 1648; Prv)phecy of the Spirit of Love, 1649;
Revelation of God, i 6 49 ; Terra Pacis, 1649; Evangel-
ium, 1652 ; Introduction to the Glasses of Righfcousness,
1649; True and Spiritual Tabernacle, 1655. 4 vols.
18mo full morocco.
The Works of this singular enthusiast were, by Royal
Proclamation, ordered to be burnt, and all persons declared
punishable for having them in possession.
188 Philalethes Engenius (Thos. Vaughan) Lumen de Lumine,
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189 Do do The Marrow of Alchemy being an
Experimental Treatise, Discovering the most Hidden
My&tery of the Philosopher's Elixir, 12mo morocco,
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servation in life]
190 Oedipus Chimicus, 32mo morocco: 1664
191 Occult Sciences, Smedley, Thompson, Rich and others,
12 mo cloth. London, 1855
192 Okely, Francis. Dawnings of the Everlasting Gospel
Light, 12mo % hf. calf. Northampton, 1775
193 Otto Tachenius his Hippocrates Chymicus, discovering the
ancient foundation of the Viperine Salt, also his Clavis
to the Ancient Hippocratical Physick, whereby the
Occult Mysteries of Nature and Art are unlocked, 4to,
curious engraved title, calf, scarce. 1690
194 Do do another copy. 1677
[Tachenius, like Robert Boyle, wrote his wort in two parts ; one against
the Hermetic Science, understood literally ; the other is a genuine Her-
195 Penotus, or the Alchy mist's Enchiridion, 12mo hf. calf.
196 Philalethes Eugenius, (Thomas Vaughan.) A Brief Nat-
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197 Do Secrets Revealed, l8mo calf. London, 1669
198 Do Arcanum Liquoris Immortalis Ignis Aquae
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199 Pyrotechnical Discourses, by Kunkel, Stahl, Fritachius in
1 vol. 8vo calf, 2 copies. London, 1705
200 Plaze, Sir Hugh. The Jewel House of Art and Nature,
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201 Philosophic Naturelle, &c. 4to 1682
202 Polygraphie de Trithem, 4to calf. 1561
203 Philosophia Naturala, an exact piece of Philosophy, &c.
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204 Poleman Novum Lumen Medicum. London, 1662
205 Puffendorf. Sam'l. The Whole Duty of Man according to
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206 Phiialethes, Eugenius. Long Lives and Curious History
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208 Pantheisticon sive Forrnala Celebrandae Sodalitatis So-
craticae, <fcc. ISmo calf. Cosrnopoli, 1720
209 Packe's Chymical Aphorisms, 18mo roan. London, 1688
210 Pellreman's Morrall Philosophic, I 8mu calf. Lond. 1610
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212 Russell, Richard. Arcana Philosophica ; or, Chemical
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213 Rosseau's Reflexions d' un Allemand sur la profession de
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214 Reflections upon Liberty and Necessity, &c, 8vo calf.
215 Rose, Wrn. The Court and Parliament of Beasts, 12mo
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217 Rupescissa la Vertu et propriete de la Quintessence de
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Quarternity" of the ancients, the so-called four elements, earth, water, air
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219 Rossetti, Gabriele. I isquisitions on the Anti-Papal Spir-
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220 Rulando, Martino. Lexicon Alchemial, 4to bds. 1612.
221 RIPLEY'S (George) Compound of Alchymy, or the anci-
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epistle ; other poetical works of the author are also added.
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222 Roman de la Rose, par Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de
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collection, a copy of Roman de la Rose sold for 2,448 francs.
[The Roman de la Rose, ^or Romaunt of the Rose, as translated by Chau-
cer) is a pure Hermetic Poem^ the Rose being a figure for the true spirit
of Divine Love. It was leveled against the Roman Church of the lime,
Rome being the city whose walls are described as covered with symbolic
figures. The Carbuncle signifies the truth seen in the well ]
223 Songverd's Le tute d' Alchymie, 12mo calf. Paris, 1695
224 Short Enquiry concerning the Hermetic Art, addressed to
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Bachon, and George Ripley. Plates, thick 8vo, calf.
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228 Spinoza's Fammeliche Werke, 5 vols, 12mo half mor.
229 St. Augustine's Manual ; or, Little Book of the contempla-
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1577. London reprint, 1850
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